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Student Newslett - May 2013
May 2013

How to identify an email hoax?

Is this an email from Ngee Ann Polytechnic?

Examine the email address in the "From" or "Sent by" field.

Note that the sender's email address was from an external source that did not end with

The mail was from Yahoo account.

Mails originating from NP accounts end with

Always look out for the name in the "From" or "Sent by" field.

When you are in doubt, do not click on any links in the email.

Contact for advice.


Do not reply to Spam Emails

When you reply to spam email, it is a confirmation that your email address is valid and often leads to more spam.

To stop such spam, you are advised to do the following:

  • Ignore any instructions given in the spam email.
  • Do not click on any of the links in the spam email.

System Maintenance Schedule for May 2013

Sun, 5 May 2013, 10am - 4pm

NPal Maintenance
NPal Student Self Service will be unavailable during maintenance on Sun, 5 May 2013 from 10am to 4pm for the application of security patches.


Sat, 18 May 2013, 8am - 10pm

Data Centre Maintenance & MeL
If you encounter momentary interruption in using MeL during this maintenance period, please try again.


Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please email to should you require further information or clarification.

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